SwedeSpeed - Volvo Performance Forum banner
1 - 20 of 22 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,049 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Happy Friday Everyone!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"><p><B>Rants:</B><br>Business is slow. Really slow. Like I wish it was September so we could get back to business slow. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Making people is difficult.<br>Add on rant: I got the "low beam failure" message, got a new lamp for $158 from the dealer only to find out the fuse was blown. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><B>Raves:</B><br>I love my window tinting. My car looks so much less generic S60 now. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>We're adopting a cat in need tonight. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emlove.gif" BORDER="0"> I hope she gets along with our others. <p><B>Wearing:</B><br>Dark wash denim capris, lapis blue floral v-neck top, black leather sandals...<p><B>Drinking:</B><br>I need some coffee - stat.<p>Have a great weekend!! Hope it cools off for you Pac-Northwesterners!!<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by 1800girl at 7:49 AM 7-31-2009</i>
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
514 Posts
Re: TGIF RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 31, 2009 (1800girl)

<B>Rants:</B> <br>-It's bill day, gotta pay those bills.<br>-Weekend weather outlook not looking so nice.<br>-R is diRty so I hope to get it washed this weekend if the weather cooperates.<p><B>Raves:</B><br>-With a birthday coming up, I think my wife picked up some R goodies I showed her <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>-Boss is on vacation next week and then I am away the week after. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>-Still love dRiving my car eveRyday!<p>Have a great weekend everyone.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
4,272 Posts
Re: TGIF RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 31, 2009 (1800girl)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>1800girl</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Making people is difficult!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>?????? Please explain, do we need to start calling you Dr 1800girl Frankenstein?
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
188 Posts
Rants:<br>Car has messages..<br>People pay to much because they don't know any better...<br>Have to see both mothers and fathers side of the family tomorrow<p>Raves:<br>Get to spend weekend with g/f<br>Get to spend weekend with family<br>Warped TOUR!<br>only work 8 hours today!<p>Wearing:<br>suit and tie, duh.<p>Drinking:<br>Mountain Dew, Water.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
4,001 Posts
Re:

<B>Rants</B><br>-car is dirty as hell, needs wash/wax/leather treatment<br>-can't find time to drop winglets, wing, etc. off for paint.<br>-lots of parts to install on R; nav, imiv, etc.<br>-need to scrape paint, paint around windows, and get ready to stain deck<br>-found out what daycare will cost for 2 kids 2 days a week. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><B>Raves</B><br>-weekend is here<br>-supply of Point Special is being reinforced with delivery tonight <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>-will probably get to some R related tasks Sat.<p>
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
21,340 Posts
Re: Re: (atacamaR)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>atacamaR</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><B>Rants</B><p>-found out what daycare will cost for 2 kids 2 days a week. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p></TD></TR></TABLE><p>I have discovered that most daycare isn't much less expensive for a partial week vs. a full week.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,049 Posts
Discussion Starter · #7 ·
Re: TGIF RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 31, 2009 (jstro)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>jstro</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>?????? Please explain, do we need to start calling you Dr 1800girl Frankenstein?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>LOL...um no. Using the conventional method, but with a frustrating lack of success. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0">
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
866 Posts
Re: TGIF RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 31, 2009 (1800girl)

Rants:<p>Been raining like crazy which can only mean one thing: Quality time with Mr. Tractor, Mr. Lawn Mower, and Mr. Weed Eater...ack! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/mad.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Raves:<p>Getting ready for the caR show next weekend. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0"> <br> - Volvo Racing Pit Crew shirt on the way. <br> - Got my carshow stand (carshowdisplay.com)<br> - Got the center console out. Shifter surround panel is freshly painted and<br> looks awesome <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"><br>- Painting will be finished, console reinstalled this weekend.<br>Sister is having a shindig - gonna enjoy some good food, fun and fellowship <p>Happy weekend!<p>
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,424 Posts
<b>RANTS</b><p>- My fog lights don't seem to want to work, bulbs are just a month or two old!<br>- R is filthy and I don't have any energy to get it washed, plus the incoming weekend weather makes such a wash a silly idea<br>- Bedroom air con failed in the middle of the night<br>- Job hunting is crap<p><b>RAVES</b><p>- .....
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
361 Posts
Rants:<br>-Volvo of SD has had my car since Wed and I've been in a POS Maxima since.<br>-They told me they checked the reverse switch and that it wasn't the issue after I told them that HAD to be the problem...guess who ended up being right...<br>-no surfing this weekend<p>Raves:<br>-Got a free/new rear differential<br>-Reverse lights and park assist will now work<br>-Maybe get to move back to SD if work permits!!<p>Wearing:<br>Jeans, T-shirt, and Jacket<p>Drinking:<br>-Super Strong Coffee!!!<br>
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
235 Posts
Re: (so_calR)

<U>Rants</U><br>The R smells like I have a homeless person sleeping in it overnight.<br>My Typical Friday hangover.<p><U>Raves</U><br>Alraedy read the threads on afterblow and cabin filter - thanks all!<br>Off to see Kenny Chesney and Sugarland in Seattle tomorrow - cant wait.<br>Still have Berroca left over for the hangover.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
3,491 Posts
Re: (so_calR)

<B>Rants: </B> <br>- Almost dropped dead yesterday when got the quote for Volvo VIP warranty... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"><br>- Wife didn't approve set of 18' <br><B>Raves: </B><br>- Wife approved an entertainment center design (modified IKEA's piece) instead originally planned fancy monstrosity. Total saving $1400.<br>- Son dropped 5 sec in 200 IM on NE Open. Wonder what attributed to it more: Jaked suite or college swim coach email inviting to spend a day with a team.. <p>Have a great weekend to everyone!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
13 Posts
Re: (Papa_Kirlo)

<B>Rants:</B><br>-Cracked my second 18" peg yesterday morning in 6 months. Absolutely hate city roads.<br>-replaced some bushings last weekend and my dash is making so much noise!<p><B>Raves:</B><br>-Got my case of Super Blue in the mail this morning along with some new Hawk pads for tomorrow<br>-Took my wheel to the same guy who fixed the last one...total cost $35.<p><B>Wearing:</B><br>-suit...no tie <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><B>Drinking:</B><br>-lunch meeting tasting some '97 Ridge Monte Bello
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
787 Posts
Rants:<br>-Got my car damage quoted at $7300 which i think is a little outrageous...<br>-Driving a rental!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"><br>-Its been monsooning since i woke up<p>Raves:<br>-Its Friday!<br>-Tomorrow will b sunny<br>
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,857 Posts
Re: TGIF RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 31, 2009 (1800girl)

Rants:<p>Nothing today!<p>Raves:<p>- New Job starts 17th!<br>- Got "cocktails" tonight with a gorgeous girl<br>- TWINS MADE A MOVE AT THE TRADE DEADLINE! We got Orlando Cabrera for a Class-A prospect!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,889 Posts
Re: TGIF RRRants and RRRaves for Friday July 31, 2009 (1800girl)

<B>Rants:</B><p>Worst smoke EVER yesterday! 500' visibility...Forest Fires, Go <I>AWAY!</I><br>It's been miserably hot, muggy and..wait for it...SMOKY!<br>Ash has been settling everwhere. I think I'll leave the <I><B>R</B></I> in the garage...<br>Our Governer walked off the job last sunday. Now we've gotta break in a new one.<p><B>Raves:</B><p>The smoke may blow out for a few days. And it's cooling off a bit.<br>Evergreen has a modified fire fighting 747 in town for a "Test Drive" <br>that dumps HUMONGOUS amounts of fire retardant!<br><A HREF="http://www.newsminer.com/news/2009/jul/30/worlds-largest-firefighting-aircraft-comes-fairban" TARGET="_blank">http://www.newsminer.com/news/...irban</A>/<br> ( Let's run that baby around the block a few hundred times. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> )<br>I've been putting serious mileage on the bike recently. Smoky, but Fun!<br>Governers come and go, bur Sarah's been very entertaining. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>1800girl</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>LOL...um no. Using the conventional method, but with a frustrating lack of success. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>" If it's frustrating, <I>you're not doing it right!</I> " ( Badum Pa! ) - the Unknown Comedian <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Have a Great Weekend, All !!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emcocktl.gif" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
<i>Modified by BEJinFbk at 12:38 PM 7-31-2009</i>
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,309 Posts
Rants:<p>Eat me rants!<p>Raves:<br>Start new job on Monday. (been out of work since 11/14/08)<br>New personal records in the weight room today.<br>Found out we're having a girl. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> Due New Year's Eve. PARTY!!!!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,969 Posts
Re: (kmagnuss)

Congrats Kmag<p>Rants:<br>Sprained or broke ankle today not sure which yet(have bad ankles and have learned to give it a day or two and see).<br>Currently self employed and the outlook is bleak in that field,supposed to go to orientation on a job I'm not thrilled with to MON but with bum ankle might have to postpone <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Felt like crap for the last two days think I have the flu<p>Rave:<br>Place I have a job offer from is literally 1/4-1/2 a mile from my front door and includes fri and saturday and most of sunday off.<br>R did good on recent 1500 mile trip and averaged 26-27 mpg loaded with luggage and 4 people going 70-80<br>Family is healthy except for me<p><br>
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
16,971 Posts
Its 11pm and I only got home now ... <br>I smell like a bum <br>I look like a bum <p>And i get to do it all over tomorrow <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
412 Posts
Re: (volvosince16)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>volvosince16</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Rants:<br>Sprained or broke ankle today not sure which yet(have bad ankles and have learned to give it a day or two and see).</TD></TR></TABLE><br>tell me about it.
 
1 - 20 of 22 Posts
Top